Church news for Jan. 10

Jan. 10, 2014 @ 08:00 PM

BEAVER CREEK BAPTIST

Sunday at 11 a.m. service, Dr. Darrin Moore will present the sermon “What are we Becoming” — Ephesians 4:2-6. The month of January will include a series of messages about what a real Christian looks like from Ephesians 4. The series is titled “Changed from the Inside Out." Address: 2280 Nicholson Road, Cameron.

  BUFFALO PRESBYTERIAN

Sunday, 11 a.m. worship service: Pastor, Rev. Paul J. Shields presents sermon:  "Christ’s Justice." First Scripture Reading: Matthew 3: 13-17, Second Scripture Reading: Isaiah 42: 1-4. Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Women's Circle, second Monday of the month, 2 and 6:30 p.m.; Men's Dinner, last Wednesday of the month, 6 p.m.; Youth Group, Sunday evenings — call for details: (919) 776-7313. Address: 1333 Carthage St.

  CAMERON GROVE AME ZION

Sunday: Initial sermon for Bro. Solomon McAuley at 3 p.m. Address: Broadway.

  CENTER UNITED METHODIST

A time of fellowship and coffee (or hot tea) each Sunday from 9:30-10 a.m. followed by Sunday Bible study from 10-10:45 a.m. Sunday worship begins at 11 a.m. The message this Sunday is based on Isaiah 42:1-9, Acts 10:34-43 and Matthew 3:13-17, and is titled, “God Promises, God Delivers!” The United Methodist Youth and the Junior MYF meet on Sundays at 2 p.m. and there will be an adult Bible Study on the “Birth Narratives” at 2 p.m. The Thursday morning Bible Study has resumed with the study of the Gospel of John. Center UMC will host community watch on Thursday, Jan. 16, at 7 p.m. Address: 4141 S. Plank Road.

  CHURCH OF MANY COLORS

Sunday: Sunday School 9:45 a.m., worship at 11 a.m. Pastor Gerome Williams Jr. will be speaker on this Sunday. Message: "A Brand New Me in Christ" — 2 Cor 5:17. Address: 2193 Pilson Road.

  EAST SANFORD BAPTIST

Sunday: Sunday School assembly in sanctuary at 9:45 a.m., depart for Sunday School at 9:50 and classes will start at 10 a.m. The Rev. Robbie Gibson will speak at the 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. worship services. Men's Prayer Breakfast will be Tuesday at 6:15 a.m. at Mrs. Wenger's Restaurant. Wednesday, 6:40-8 p.m. Children and Youth Bible Study and music. Services in Spanish led by Rev. Jim Wright held each Sunday at 11 a.m and each Wednesday at 7 p.m. wwweastsanford.org. Address: 300 North Ave.

  EDGEWOOD PRESBYTERIAN

Sunday: Sunday School Assembly at 9:30 a.m., Sunday School for all ages at 9:45, Coffee Fellowship at 10:30 and worship at 11. Eric Pittard from the Sanford Camp of Gideons International will bring a report on the work of the Gideons in Sanford and around the world. The Middle School and High School youth will meet with the Lee County Presbyterian Youth Connection at Pocket Presbyterian at 5 p.m. bill.edgewoodpc@windstream.net. Pastor: Dr. William C. Hayes. Address: 316 W. McIntosh St.

  FIRST MISSIONARY BAPTIST

Pastor Larry Siler will celebrate his 38th anniversary at 11 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 19. Music by Elder Jerry McMillan. Guest singers will be sister and brother duo, Thaddeus and Mauri Patterson, along with The Tides That Bind. Rev. Renee Harris will bring the message. Address: 688 Thompson St., Pittsboro.

  FIRST PRESBYTERIAN

The new pastor, the Rev. Ron Stoker, will lead the 9 a.m. contemporary service and the 11 a.m. traditional service on Sunday. Following the 11 a.m. service, there will be a covered dish luncheon in the Harper Center to welcome the Stoker family. Women’s circles meet Monday. Prayer meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday in the chapel. Address: 203 Hawkins Ave.

  GOD CHOSEN MINISTRY

Sunday: Worship service at 9 a.m. Bible study at 7 p.m. Monday. Address: 3002 Industrial Drive.

  HILLMON GROVE BAPTIST

Sunday: 9:45 a.m. Sunday School, 11 a.m. Worship — Ordination Service for Pastor Wayne O'Quinn, 12:30 p.m. Covered dish lunch, 5 p.m. New Zealand Mission Trip Presentation, 7 p.m. Choir Practice; Monday: 6:30 p.m. Women on Mission Meeting; Tuesday: 6:30 p.m. Missions Committee meeting; Wednesday: 5:30 p.m. Praise Team practice, 6:30 p.m. Care Team A, 7 p.m. Bible Study/Youth/Royal Ambassadors/Girls in Action/Mission Friends; Thursday: 7 p.m. Brotherhood meeting; Friday, Jan. 17: 6 p.m. Awana Grand Prix Worship. Address: 384 Hillmon Grove Road, Cameron.

  HOLLY SPRINGS BAPTIST

Sunday: Nick DeJesus, executive director of CareNet Counseling of North Carolina, will be guest speaker at 11 a.m. Address: 385 Holly Springs Church Road, Broadway.

  JONESBORO HEIGHTS BAPTIST

The First Sunday after Epiphany: Celebration Worship at 8:45 a.m. in the chapel with the Rev. Kenny Dail preaching. Sunday School at 9:45 a.m. Worship at 11 a.m. in the sanctuary with the Rev. Jeff Roberts preaching. Sermon title: “Continuing the Journey of Faith." Listen live at www.jhbc.org.

  JONESBORO UNITED METHODIST

Worship is celebrated on Sunday at 8:30 a.m. in the sanctuary, 8:30 a.m. in the Wesley Center and 11 a.m. in the sanctuary. Sunday School for all ages at 9:45 a.m. Bring your lunch and enjoy Women's Lunch Bunch on Tuesdays, noon to 1 p.m. Wonderful Wednesdays offer dinner at 5:30 p.m. ($5 per person), Faith Weavers kids activities, youth mid-week refuel and new adult studies “Dare to Dream” and “Old Testament Stories from the Back Side.” Handbells rehearsal at 6:30 p.m. and JUMChoir rehearsal at 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Zumba classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5:30 p.m., $1 donation per class. Pastor's Bible Study Wednesday mornings, 9:30 a.m. in the Wesley Center. Ministerio en Español: jochoa@nccumc.org. Address: 407 W. Main St.

  JUNIPER SPRINGS BAPTIST

Sunday: Sunday school at 10 a.m., worship service at 11 a.m. and Wednesday night Bible studies at 7. (third Wednesday night, coffee and donuts at 6:30). The Rev. John Hackney is pastor. Address: 852 Buckhorn Road.

  LEMON SPRINGS BAPTIST

Sunday: Sunday School at 9:45 a.m., worship at 11 a.m. Children’s Church with Gwen Rackley and Amanda Holt. Morning message with Andy Foley. Wednesday prayer meeting and Bible study at 7 p.m. Address: 576 Sanders Road.

  LEMON SPRINGS UNITED METHODIST

Sunday at 11 a.m., Rev. Roberta Byram will be bringing the message "The Beloved!" Sunday School classes for all ages at 10 a.m. Wednesday, the youth will deliver the worship and New Year's Program. Enjoy a covered dish dinner, Wednesdays at 6 p.m, worship service at 7 p.m., in the sanctuary. Youth Group, (6th grade and up) and Kingdom Kids (up to 5th grade) meet on Wednesdays, from 6:30-8 p.m. Choir practice on Thursday at 6:30 p.m. Monday Morning Prayer 11 a.m., followed by lunch at Jim’s Restaurant. Thursday Morning Bible Study at 10 a.m. Address: 7225 Lemon Springs Road.

  LOVE, FAITH AND POWER CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES

Service every 1st - 4th Sunday at 6 p.m. Non-traditional morning service in an evening setting. Pastor and Co-Pastor Richard and Barbara Carnegie are the founders. Pastor Carnegie will be preaching this Sunday. Contact number is: (919) 943-5196. Address: Try Jesus Ministries, 311 Carthage St.

  MT. CALVARY MISSIONARY BAPTIST

Sunday: Missionary March at 4 p.m. Please note time change. Speaker will be the Rev. Patsy Murchison. Address: 1713 Colon Road.

  OLIVIA PRESBYTERIAN

Rev. George Walton will deliver a message on Coronation Baptism from Matthew 3:13-17 at the 11 a.m. service. The “Awakening” service will begin at 8:30 a.m. with breakfast served at 8 a.m. Sunday School from 9:45-10:30 a.m. Address: 3363 Olivia Road.

  PINEY GROVE BAPTIST

Talented female vocalist and missionary Sarah DeLane will be featured Sunday at 6 p.m. Complete information regarding this event may be obtained by calling (919) 639-2481 or visiting www.pineygrovechapel.org. Address: 4440-A Piney Grove Road.

  SAINT LUKE UNITED HOLY

Sunday: Appreciation Service for Deacon Willie G. Watson will be held at 4 p.m. Guest speaker will be Pastor Christopher Brown from Holy Tabernacle UHC in Roseboro. He will be accompanied by his praise choir. Address: 1414 Farrell Road.

  ST. LUKE UNITED METHODIST

Celebrating Baptism of the Lord Sunday this week at 8:30 a.m. in the Davenport Christian Life Center, along with the Awakening Praise Band. The church will also celebrate at 11 a.m. in the sanctuary. Don Caffee is preaching in Casey Chapel at 8:45 a.m. Confirmation classes begin during the Sunday school hour at 9:45. Wednesday Night Live classes have started. Call the church office to make reservations for dinner. A grief support group, "Beyond the Broken Heart," begins Tuesday, Jan. 14, at 5:30 p.m. Read the current newsletter and get more info online: saintlukeumc.org. Address: 2916 Wicker St.

  ST. THOMAS’ EPISCOPAL

This Sunday there will be two services of Holy Eucharist, at 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. Fr. Craig J. Lister will officiate at both services. Sunday School starts at 9 a.m. Nursery provided from 8:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

  SHEPHERD'S FLOCK BAPTIST

Sunday: Sunday School for all ages begins at 9:50 a.m. Praise and worship will begin at 11 a.m. Family Movie Night at 6:30 p.m. "The Secrets Of Jonathan Sperry." Wednesday service at 7 p.m. Tune in to WDSG 107.9 FM on Tuesday and Thursday evenings at 6 p.m. to hear Pastor Dr. Larry Martin or visit www.wdsg-fm.com. Address: 22 Big Springs Road (corner of Center Church and Big Springs Road).

  SOLID ROCK COMMUNITY

Sunday: Sermon titled "When The Next Steps Scare You To Death." Wednesday evening Bible Study and prayer from 6-7 p.m. Wednesday evening youth meeting 6-7 p.m. Morning fellowship 9 a.m. and all ages Sunday School 9:30 a.m. Transportation available, call (919) 777-6579 or (919) 775-9939. Address: 989 White Hill Road.

  STRAIT GATE TABERNACLE OF FAITH

Saturday, Jan. 18: Men’s Prayer Breakfast gathering at 7 a.m. with Pastor Wayne and Kimberly Johnson. Pastor Christopher Brown will host the service at Church of God In Christ Jesus in Cameron. Speaking will be Apostle James A. Prince Sr. of Walk By Faith Christian Center in Cameron.

  TRAMWAY BAPTIST

Sunday: Fellowship will begin at 9:45 a.m. followed by Sunday School at 10 a.m. Morning Praise and Worship will begin at 11 a.m. with Pastor Dr. John Allen delivering his message "7-Ups for the New Year, Part II" based on Psalm 90:1-12. Family Night Supper will be Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. followed by Mission Friends, Children in Action, Youth Alive, WMU, and Brotherhood at 6:30 p.m. Address: 2401 Jefferson Davis Hwy.

  TRINITY LUTHERAN

Sunday: The Baptism of Our Lord worship service will be ministered by the Rev. Tim Martin. Worship services will be held at 8:15 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Holy Communion will be celebrated at the both services. The youth will host a pancake breakfast after the late service. The event will be a fundraiser for their trip to the youth gathering. Address: 525 Carthage St.

  WORKS FOR CHRIST CHRISTIAN CENTER

"Healing The Woman Within" will be held Saturday at 9 a.m. with Dr. Alice Hooker as speaker. All women are welcomed. Address: 1395 Firetower Road.